Software Management Solutions

Software Management Solutions

M. George Mitwasi, PhD, MBA, PMP, CFPS Fellow

87 Lehigh Drive Lincroft, NJ 07738

About the Expert

Over 25 years of experience in the IT industry. Analyzed the functionality of over 120 software products and 500 projects in numerous industries. Provided expert opinion in several cases (developed reports and testified in court and depositions). Specializes in intellectual property and project deliverable disputes. A PhD, MBA, PMP, and CFPS.

Areas of Expertise

  • Information Technology
  • Software

Expert's Profile

• Over 25 years of experience in the software/IT industry performing concurrent roles as a function point specialist, business analyst, project manager, product manager, metrics specialist, process improvement specialist, and programmer.

• Over 22 years as a Certified Function Point Specialist (CFPS) analyzing the functionality of over 120 software products and over 500 software development projects. The software products span the spectrum in terms of industry, functionality and technology. The scope of the software analysis included the business objectives, user needs, overall architecture, data structures, user interfaces, system interfaces, data field analysis, and functional comparisons.

• Over 19 years as a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) managing several software development, consulting, and training projects.

• Over 10 years as a product manager for several software products, consulting services, and training services.

• Over 5 years of experience as a software Business Analyst developing specifications for software products.

• Over 15 years as an entrepreneur and business owner managing profit and loss centers, developing and marketing products and services, and managing consulting engagements.

• Over 8 years of experience chairing conferences on software development topics.

• Gave well received talks including keynote presentations on a number of subjects in internationally renowned conferences.

• Developed and assisted in the development of software related training workshops and trained software engineers on numerous concepts.

• Recipient of several honors and awards.

• Provided expert opinion in several disputes. Developed expert reports and testified in depositions and in court.

• Strong analytical and forensic analysis skills.

• Holds a Ph.D. in Engineering with a minor in Management Information Systems with a 4.0 GPA. Holds an MBA with Honors from the Wharton School of business. Holds several professional certifications.

Personal Achievements

Education

  • MBA. The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
  • Ph.D., Systems and Industrial Engineering, MIS minor, University of Arizona.
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Arizona.
  • B.S., Systems Engineering, University of Arizona.

Licenses

  • Certified Function Point Specialist
  • Project Management Professional

Organizations

  • Member, International Function Point Users Group (IFPUG)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • - NJ Chapter Member Recruitment Director
  • TAU BETA PI Honor society, member.
  • Golden Key National Honor society
  • Past Memberships:
  • NJ Technology Council
  • Member of the Executive Mentor Program
  • Operations Research Society of America (ORSA)
  • Member, The Institute of Management Sciences (TIMS)
  • Member, Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE)

Honors

  • Recipient, Shingo Prize for published work in manufacturing, Utah University.
  • Recipient of several Bellcore team and individual awards.
  • Recipient of the Chinese Software Process Improvement Honorary Commissioner of Presidium Award for contributions to the success of the 2005 annual conference.

Percentage of time spent as expert

  • Recipient of the Chinese Software Process Improvement Honorary Commissioner of Presidium Award for contributions to the success of the 2005 annual conference. %

Number of expert assignments / year

  • Recipient of the Chinese Software Process Improvement Honorary Commissioner of Presidium Award for contributions to the success of the 2005 annual conference.

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